Maturity is important for those who are in a continuing relationship, and a large part of it is being able to take responsibility for one’s own actions. Those who exhibit a lack of maturity often believe it is everyone else’s fault when things go wrong, and they refuse to accept...

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It might seem counterintuitive, but the person who is least responsible will often be the one to promise to do something. Their lack of maturity often allows them the ability to make promises they will never keep, and their partner is the usually the one left to make good on...

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Couples moving in together are often focused on the romance they will share, but much of their life will come down to whose turn it is to wash the dishes. It might not seem very romantic, and it can become a fight between them when one person refuses to help...

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Young people in a committed relationship are often living away from home, but they can still have issues if one or both of them are immature. There might have been a roommate who took care of paying the utility bills, but issues can arise when the lights go out because...

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People who have not matured tend to have little emotional control, and they can exhibit this lack of ability in many ways. As children, they may have a temper tantrum when they do not get what they want. Most of them grow out of that phase by the time they...

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For those who have made a long term commitment to a relationship, support of their partner is one of the most important assets they can provide. Their ability to take care of the mundane parts of life such as paying the bills, taking out the trash, and even caring for...

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Making a commitment to live together and build a future is something many young people choose to do when they find the right one, but few of them realize that people mature at different rates. They might be perfect for each other when they are both young, but the need to mature and deal with reality can take a toll on the relationship over time. If only one of them becomes a truly responsible adult, there will be issues arising on a regular basis. Living with an immature partner can make people decide a relationship is not working.

The partner who chooses to be immature is taking advantage of the person they are supposed to be supporting, and their lack of discipline can make life difficult for both of them. They seldom see this angle of it because they place fault on others for their own behavior, and it can eventually ensure they will lose their partner.